The U.S. Air Force is modifying a fixed-price incentive contract to Boeing Satellite Systems Incorporated for an estimated $8 million. This action will provide sustaining engineering for Post-Initial Operational Capability of the Wideband Satellite System for Wideband Global Satellite-25.
BAE Systems Technology Solutions and Services Incorporated is being awarded a $22 million modification to a previously awarded contract to exercise an option for maintenance, logistics and life-cycle services in support of communication-electronic equipment/systems and subsystems for various U.S. Navy, Army, Air Force, Special Operations Forces and other federal agencies.
Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has been awarded a prime contract by the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission to become the program administrator for the Hawaii Energy Efficiency Program, which helps Hawaii residents and businesses become more energy efficient. The contract has a value for the first two years of $38 million.
Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC) has been awarded a $1.6 million contract to support the U.S. Air Force 350th Electronic Systems Group at Hanscom, Air Force Base, Massachusetts. Under the terms of the two-year contract, DRC will partner with prime contractor Vangent Incorporated to provide training and performance support to the Royal Saudi Air Force's School of Command, Control and Communications in Saudi Arabia.
The United Kingdom (UK) Identity and Passport Service (IPS), an executive agency of the Home Office responsible for issuing UK passports and ID cards, has awarded CSC a 10-year managed information technology services contract to upgrade the IPS application and enrollment system. The agreement has an estimated value of $570 million.
U.S. Army attack helicopters operating in Southwest Asia now can receive video and data from unmanned aerial platforms, enhancing situational awareness and reducing sensor-to-shooter times. The Video from Unmanned Aerial Systems for Interoperability Teaming-Level 2 (VUITTM-2) capability provides the crews of AH-64 Apache attack helicopters with real-time streaming video and metadata shown on multipurpose displays. The VUITTM-2 can transmit both Apache and unmanned aerial systems (UAS) video via a mini-tactical common datalink to troops equipped with One System Remote Video Terminals. Army officials explain that the capability enables Apache aircrews to stream imagery to ground units such as Stryker vehicles on combat patrols. The real-time video provides immediate intelligence so that commanders can plan safer alternate routes. The live UAS data also allows Apache crews to locate and engage time-critical targets quickly. Manufactured by Lockheed Martin Corporation, the VUITTM-2 was designed and fielded in less than seven months as part of a rapid fielding request from the U.S. Army Vice Chief of Staff.
General Dynamics Information Technology is being awarded a $51 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract with a cost-plus-fixed-fee pricing arrangement to support the Space and Naval Warfare (SPAWAR) Systems Center Pacific Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I) Secure Voice and Defense Red Switch Network as well as information assurance and interoperability programs/systems.
Northrop Grumman Space and Mission System has received a $6.5 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the development of critical devices and integration technologies necessary to realize compact, high-performance electronic circuits that operate at a center frequency of 1.03THz.